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A negative impact on one or more of a firm's existing assets.


1. The gradual loss of an asset's value. See also: Depreciation.

2. The wearing away of real estate caused by natural events. For example, a rising sea level may erode a beach front property. Erosion can reduce the property's value.


The slow wearing away by natural forces such as water and wind.

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Thus, 12 adolescents at high severity eating disorder condition and 48 with normal eating behaviors were submitted to clinical examination in order to verify the occurrence of dental erosion and caries (n = 60).
For effective management of dental erosion, the aetiology of each case has to be fully understood, and it is of prime importance to recognize the problem at an early stage.
[24] also demonstrated that treatment with CPP-ACP paste to prevent dental erosion reduced the surface roughness measurements, as shown by AFM.
Factors influencing the development of dental erosion in vitro; enamel type, temperature and exposure time.
1986; Gabai et al., 1988), competitive swimming led to the development of severe dental erosion in inadequately maintained gas-chlorinated swimming-pools.
Dental erosion was defined as dissolution of tooth by a solution that is low in pH either after the consumption of extrinsic acid- ic fluids or when gastric fluids come into the oral cavity.
Dental erosion of dietary origin, a growing problem in the UAE and wider Arabian Gulf, and the role of fluoride in the prevention of the problem will be examined at an upcoming workshop in Abu Dhabi.
Articles address such topics as ultimate ceramic veneers, post and core restorations, minimally invasive treatment of initial dental erosion using pressed lithium disilicate glass-ceramic restorations, ultraconservative esthetic treatment, the internal staining technique, fluorescence, smile individualization, and chipping occurrence in zirconia-based prostheses.
Their huge popularity among children is also raising concerns of increasing incidence of obesity and dental erosion. These companies are marketing their product among schoolkids too.
He published a paper in Dental Update in 2008 on 'Alcopop induced dental erosion: Management in General Dental Practice' and his current MSc research is also in the field of erosion.
If a regular habit of brushing the teeth is not nurtured among kids, these acidic formations can create cavities across the dental rows which can lead to tooth decay and dental erosion, which would require treatment at a later stage," the doctor says.